When Laura Toenjes talks about the value of education, her enthusiasm is evident. It’s also obvious in her conversation that the new assistant superintendent for the Kyrene district loves to teach as much as to learn.
Officially, Dr. Jan Vesely didn’t start her job as the Kyrene School District’s new superintendent—but that was only on paper.
Typically, pre-schoolers between the ages of 3 to 5 are bundles of energy and curiosity while they adapt to growing beyond the toddler stage.
For the 26th year in a row, the Tempe Union High School District has earned the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
Although Proposition 123 passed with the slimmest margin possible—little more than one percent of the vote—officials in the three Tempe school districts say they’re grateful for the win.
Generally, it’s students who brag to their families about earning an A+.
Tempe’s high schools have once again sent their best and finest on to the next step toward the future—a time when these outstanding young people, the Class of 2016, will go forward into a new and challenging world.Cor
Two exchange students were denied the right to participate in May 19 graduation activities with fellow seniors at Marcos de Niza High School, according to a petition being circulated through auspices of an online organization known as iPetitions.com.
The growing nationwide program adopted at Kyrene middle schools says it all: We’re a place “Where Everyone Belongs.”
Helping the children of immigrant parents learn how to play a meaningful role in American society—and prepare themselves for satisfying, productive futures in their new country—has been the longtime goal of Maria Plata.